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Assembly Evacuated Due Bomb Alert

Anti-bomb squad members of the National Police are inspection with trained dogs the National Assembly facilities due to a possible bomb threat. A telephonic alert was received at 15:30 (approximately), Legislative Escort ordered all the staff members who were working at the place...
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Chilean Miners Could be Released Tonight

The 33 trapped miners could be released tonight, said Jaime Mañalich, Chilean Health Minister this Friday. He affirmed employees’ extraction operation would begin next Tuesday, October 12. Mañalich said the rescue crew would not wait until a steel cover is put on the cavities’...
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Colombia Wants to Reestablish Relations with Ecuador

Colombian vice president, Angelino Garzón, assured this Friday on Madrid that his country wants to celebrate before the end of the year a formal act to reestablish diplomatic relations with Ecuador. “We are in a process to normalize the relations with Ecuador, the only thing that...
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Naty Botero in Ecuador

Naty Botero, Colombian singer and actress, will spread her rhythm in Guayaquil. She is to give concerts in some Malecon del Salado discotheques (Sodio, Dubai and Republica) to promote her new album “Adicta”. The cd has pop, rock and hip-hop influences; it has 12 songs, one of...
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Vicepresident Lenin Moreno to Replace Correa in Festivities

The Vicepresident of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, is reportedly going to replace President Rafael Correa during the festivities of the Independence of Guayaquil City on Saturday, which took place on October 9th, 1820. The presence of Moreno has been confirmed due to a medical rest...
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Red Mud Claims More Lives

Official sources informed that the toxic mud claimed seven more lives after an industrial accident at the west of Hungary. An unidentified body was discovered in the near the town of Devecser, the area was covered by the red mud, Arpad Muhoray, chief of the regional rescue...
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Police and Military Meet to ‘Smooth Things Over’

After 8 days of the confrontation between members of the Police and the Military in the operation to take out the President from the Hospital of the Police on September 30th, where at least 5 people lost their lives and more than 200 people got hurt, the dome of the Police and...
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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Won the Nobel Peace Prize

CNN “It’s an affirmation of what he has fought for,” said Liu Xia after finding out her husband Liu Xiaobo had been awarded the 2010 Peace Nobel Prize. Liu Xiaobo, a dissident who is serving an 11-year prison term after repeatedly calling for human rights and...
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Ecuadorian Marine Scouts

Sir Lord Robert Baden-Powel, I Baron of Gilwell was born in London, UK on February 22 of 1857. An acknowledged painter, actor, musician, sculptor and writer. He died in Nyeri, Kenya on January 8 of 1941. One of his military achievements was the battle of Mafeking, on October 13...
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Correa Sends Letter to UNASUR’s Nestor Kirchner

EFE “On behalf of the people of Ecuador, my government and myself, I Thank you infinitely for your intervention in favor of democracy on my country” affirmed Rafael Correa through a letter to former Argentinian President Néstor Kirchner, Secretary General of UNASUR....
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